UMass Boston


  • Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer (IRMS)
    • Thermo Delta V+ IR-MS with universal triple collector
    • Thermo Gas Bench II for isotopic analyses of water, dissolved inorganic carbon, and carbonate minerals
    • Costech Elemental Analyzer ECS 4010 for carbon, nitrogen and sulfur isotopic analyses in solids
    • Ocean Analytical Wet Oxidation Total Organic Carbon Analyzer for carbon isotopic measurements of dissolved inorganic and organic carbon
    •  Thermo GC Isolink and Trace GC Ultra for compound specific carbon and nitrogen isotope measurements
    • Thermo TC/EA High Temperature Conversion Elemental Analyzer for Oxygen and Hydrogen isotopic analyses in solids
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS)
    • PerkinElmer NexION 2000C
  • High Resolution (magnetic sector)
    • ICP-MS
    • Nu Instrument Attpm ES
  • ICP-MS peripherals and processing equipment:
    • Solid sampling: CETAC 213 G2+ (213 nm Nd:YAG) equipped with the HelEX II sample cell with larger format and glass slide sample drawers
    • Liquid Sampling:  CETAC ADX-500 online autodilution autosampler, CETAC ASX-520 auto-sampler, and ESI seaFAST S2 Automated Preconcentration system for undiluted seawater
  • Electron Microscopy
    • JEOL JSM-6010LA IntouchScope Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Microscopy
    • Leica S6D Stereo Microscope
  • Elemental Analyzer (EA)
    • PerkinElmer EA: NC of solids
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
    • Smiths Detection FTIR Microscope
  • Liquid Nutrients
    • Lachat QuickChem 8500 FIA
    • Thermo Dionex Aquion Ion Chromotography (IC) System for surface water anions and cations (Dionex AS-DV autosampler)
    • Metrohom Vario 940 (IC)
  • Sediment Digestion Systems
    • CEM MARS microwave digestion system
  • UV-Vis Spectrometers
    • PerkinElmer Lambda 35
  • Digital Microbalances
    • Satorius Cubis ultra-microbalance
    • PerkinElmer AD-6 Autobalance and Weighing Unit


Environmental Analytical Facility

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125 USA

Connect with the EACF

Peng Ho, PhD
School for the Environment
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125

Faculty and Staff
Karen Johannesson, PhD-EACF Director
Peng Ho, PhD-EACF Senior Scientist
Alan Abend-EACF Administration Director